After a gap of three decades, the Indian Navy will fly its fighter jets over Rajpath during this year's Republic Day parade, even as the three forces get ready to bring out all-women contingents to the ceremony for the first time.
In the wake of recent incident involving a Pakistani boat off the Gujarat coast, a high-level meeting has been convened next week to discuss strengthening of maritime and coastal security against threats from sea.
The boat that was blown up 365 km off Gujarat’s Porbandar port on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 had Navy installations as target and was Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operated, as per reports on Tuesday.
In a first, a heavy-weight torpedo lost by a Naval laboratory during a technology demonstration trial off Visakhapatnam has been retrieved from the sea by the National Institute of Ocean Technology's Deep Sea Technology team, a top NIOT official said on Saturday.
Indigenous production of submarines for the Indian Navy has been delayed due to infrastructural constraints, problems relating to absorption of new technologies and import of warship-grade steel, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.